senate Bill S4638

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of nail salons

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to consumer protection
Feb 08, 2021 referred to consumer protection

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S4638 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2307
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400 & 404-b, add §406-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7993, A10042

S4638 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes additional rules and requirements for the licensing of nail salons.

S4638 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4638 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4638
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  the  licensing
   of nail salons
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 400 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
   12.  "NAIL SALON" MEANS AN APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT BUSINESS WHICH PRAC-
 TICES NAIL SPECIALTY.
   § 2. Section 404-b of the general business law, as amended by  chapter
 80 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
   § 404-b. Nail specialty; owner responsibilities. 1. In addition to any
 rules  and  regulations  establishing  standards for practices and oper-
 ations by licensees under this article, in order to ensure  the  health,
 safety  and welfare within appearance enhancement businesses, all owners
 and operators of appearance enhancement businesses which  practice  nail
 specialty  shall  make  available for use, gloves and facemasks for nail
 [speciality] SPECIALTY licensees and trainees who  work  in  such  busi-
 nesses.
   2.  A.  OWNERS  AND  OPERATORS  OF  NAIL SALONS SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH
 EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THAT CONTAIN ALL RELEVANT LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL
 LAWS AND PROVISIONS TO BE FOLLOWED BY SUCH OWNERS AND OPERATORS.  EDUCA-
 TIONAL MATERIALS SHALL CONTAIN, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
   (I) INFORMATION ON WAGES AND PAYMENTS TO EMPLOYEES; AND
   (II) INFORMATION TO ENSURE  THE  HEALTH  AND  SAFETY  OF  THE  PUBLIC,
 INCLUDING LICENSEES AND TRAINEES WHO ARE WORKING WITHIN SUCH BUSINESSES.
 SUCH  INFORMATION  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO, HEALTH REGU-
 LATIONS TO BE ADHERED TO, INFORMATION ON HEALTH HAZARDS WITHIN THE WORK-
 PLACE, A LIST OF SIDE EFFECTS FROM EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO CHEMICALS  USED,
 AND  PROPER  PROCEDURES TO REDUCE HEALTH RISKS IF WORKERS INHALE OR COME
 INTO PHYSICAL CONTACT WITH CHEMICALS USED.
   B. WRITTEN MATERIALS SHALL BE PROVIDED IN THE SAME  LANGUAGES  AS  THE
 NAIL  PRACTITIONER  BILL OF RIGHTS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO 19 NYCRR 160.10,

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